The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and Kaduna recorded five new deaths COVID-19.
While three of the deaths were recorded in Abuja, Kaduna had two.
FCT Minister Mohammed Bello announced the death of the three people on his Twitter, @MhudMusaBello, on Sunday.
He wrote: “Dear FCT residents, I am pleased to announce the success of treatment and the discharge of 39 more # COVID19 patients at FCT after the subsequent tests have returned negative. The total number of downloads is now 85.
"Unfortunately, we registered 3 more deaths and 7 new cases on May 9, 2020".
The case in Kaduna was also announced by the state governor Nasir el-Rufai on Twitter, @GovKaduna, on Sunday morning.
KADUNA UPDATE: Two more people tested positive: an Igabi male and a Chikun female.
“Two deaths were also recorded: an elderly man from Makarfi and a lady from Zaria.
"Kaduna state now has 87 active cases of Covid-19 and three fatalities," wrote el-Rufai.
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